Renato Vrbičić

Intro Croatian water polo player
Was Athlete Water polo player
From Croatia
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 21 November 1970, Šibenik, Croatia
Death 12 June 2018, Šibenik, Croatia (aged 47 years)
Star sign Scorpio

Renato Vrbičić (21 November 1970 – 12 June 2018) was a Croatian professional water polo player and coach, who was a member of the senior men's Croatia national team, that won the silver medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. He died in a sleep at his home in Šibenik on 12 June 2018, due to a heart attack. He was buried in his hometown on 14 June 2018.

Playing career

As a player, he spent most of his career with hometown club VK Šibenik. He was a part of the senior men's Croatia national team at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, where they won the silver medal.

Coaching career

After he finished his playing career, Vrbičić worked as an assistant coach of the junior men's Croatia national team, and as the assistant coach to his former teammate Denis Šupe at VK Adriatic Šibenik bench. In 2015, he was appointed the head coach of the newly formed VK Solaris. In June 2018, following his death at the age of 47, Joško Kreković replaced him.

Read More

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *